Related Information for Knockout 1. Knockout was born in the suburbs of Chicago in January of 1999. This 4-piece quartet that likes to play fast, melodic, pop-punk with influences such as Humble Beginnings, NOFX, Blink-182, the Ataris, Strung Out and Pulley. They have played all over Illinois and have toured out to California. They have played with bands such as Unsung Zeros, Mest, Allister, Sloppy Meat Eaters, River City High, 5o4plan and Rise Against. Knockout has put out a few recordings themselves and have rec.. read more